Polyamide family Main chain Examples of polyamides Examples of commercial products; Aliphatic polyamides: Aliphatic: Nylon PA 6 and PA 66: Zytel from DuPont, Technyl
Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties.
DuPont™ Zytel® PA is a versatile, cost-efficient polyamide nylon that is widely specified for its light weight, strength, durability, and heat resistance.
Advantages. Excellent surface finish even when reinforced; Strength; Stiffness; Chemical resistance to hydrocarbons; Limitations. High water absorption; Poor chemical
Easier to process than Nylon 6/6 (castable). Relative advantages, disadvantages and applications are listed together with a table of typical properties for this
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Ultramid polyamides from BASF are polyamide molding compounds based on PA 6, PA 66 and copolyamides such as PA 66/6. Due to their outstanding properties, these
Advantages. Strength; Stiffness; Heat resistance; Chemical resistance to hydrocarbons; Wear resistance and lubricity; Limitations. High water absorption; Poor
Ultramid polyamide A: PA 66 from BASF. Among the unreinforced polyamides from BASF, Ultramid PA 66 along with Ultramid T is the material with greatest hardness